Margaret Bourke-White (1904-1971)
At the Time of the Louisville Flood, Kentucky, 1937
Warm-toned gelatin silver print, with black borders, mounted, titled in unidentified hand and her 'Photo by Margaret Bourke-White' credit stamp on the mount verso.
This photograph was made for Life Magazine in February 1937. 'That winter, flooding throughout the Ohio River valley claimed four hundred lives and left thousands homeless. This photograph, probably the most famous of Bourke-White's career, is of refugees lining up for supplies and at an emergency relief station in the black quarter of Louisville,' (Callahan, p. 135)
10 1/4 x 13 5/8in